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UPDATE: Air Traffic Control Tower Closures Delayed Again

The United States Department of Transportation released a statement on Friday saying that the 149 air traffic control towers on the table to be closed in June will now remain open for the remainder of the fiscal year 2013.

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Talking About Yakima’s Historic Trolleys on the Mike Bastinelli Show [AUDIO]

At one time, Yakima boasted the largest interurban electric railway in the western United States. Even after the automobile became the preferred mode of transportation, the system moved fruit and freight all over Yakima

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Air Traffic Control Towers May Stay Open

The airport traffic control stories and updates keep popping up with KAPP-tv now reporting that U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined a bipartisan coalition of 41 senators in urging the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to stop the planned closure of 149 contract towers – including five in Washington state.

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Snoqualmie Pass Blasting Closure for Monday Night Canceled

A longer closure scheduled for Wednesday night has been shortened by the WSDOT as well.

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Violations Increase on Car Child Restraints

Child restraints are not being used properly, about 85% of them, with the number of violations rising in Yakima and Tri-Cities from 700 in 2011 to over 800 last year, as KIMA-tv reports.

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Snoqualmie Pass to Close Four Nights Next Week for Rock Blasting

More rock blasting closures are planned for next week on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass and drivers need to plan for added travel time.

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Crews Begin Clearing Chinook Pass

After a careful assessment last week, Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance workers began clearing the 5,430-foot pass.

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UPDATE: Yakima Air Traffic Control Tower Not Yet Closing

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Major Road Improvement Projects Start This Month on I-90 Snoqualmie Pass

Several  projects will delay drivers this year as the Washington State Department of Transportation improves sections of roadway across a 50-mile stretch of I-90.

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Texting While Driving Prevalent Among Adults

Texting in school, at work, in church, in line at an amusement park, at the supermarket, at a restaurant, at home.

Pick a place and it is likely that someone has texted there, but

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